Thieves Hijack Truck Carrying Radioactive “Dirty Bomb” Ingredients in Mexico

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A truck carrying dangerous radioactive materials that could be used to assemble a “ dirty bomb ” was just stolen in Mexico, according to an announcement released by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) early this morning. The truck was hijacked in Tepojaco near Mexico City as it was transporting a cobalt-60 teletherapy source from a Tijuana hospital to a radioactive waste storage center. Authorities say that the materials could be “extremely dangerous” if damaged or removed from their protective shielding. Read the rest of Thieves Hijack Truck Carrying Radioactive “Dirty Bomb” Ingredients in Mexico Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: armed hijacking , cobalt 60 , colbalt-60 teletherapy source , International Atomic Energy Agency , mexico , mexico city , radioactive materials , Radioactive waste , tepojaco , tijuana , U.S. Department of Homeland Security        

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Swedish Students Design Passive Home Powered by the Sun

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Read the rest of Swedish Students Design Passive Home Powered by the Sun Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , chalmers university of technology , green design in Sweden , green homes in Swedish , HALO , nergy efficiency , passive house , renewable energy , Solar Decathlon , solar panels roof , solar powered green homes , solar-powered passive homes , student accomodation , Sustainable Materials , swedish architecture , Swedish solar decathlon design        

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14 Beautiful Handcrafted Gifts for Eco-Friendly People

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In the old days we all used to put time and effort into making special gifts for the people we love, that is before the world changed and left most of us with little time to spare. Luckily there are still artisans who make their living crafting beautiful, meaningful gifts , so we have collected 14 really neat, special handcrafted gifts that are suitable for all kinds of people on your holiday list. We’ve got sweet brazil nut candles from Peru, hand-knitted fingerless gloves for friends and family who like to use their hands, an adorable dandelion necklace in a small glass orb , a hand-carved wooden tea strainer , and several other one-of-a-kind gifts that will thrill the eco-friendly people in your life. GREEN HANDCRAFTED GIFTS > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: brazil nut candles , buriti palm clutch handbag , candy cane soap , christmas gifts , claybean cooking pot , earth-friendly gifts , eco presents , eco-gifts , ecobota honeysuckle pressed botanical art , gift guide , green gift guide , green gifts , green holidays , green office , green presents , green splat bamboo wall clock , green xmas , handcrafted afghan soap , handcrafted moroccan plate , holiday gift guide , holidays , ikat decorative pillow case , manchoro wood drum , nkuringo wishing basket , presents , scalloped paper lantern , spiral recycled plastic holder , twig terrariums , xmas gifts        

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Groundbreaking Solspaces Solar Thermal System Stores a Boat Load of Heat Energy

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After a three year project to develop a solar heating system capable of long-term storage, researchers at the University of Stuttgart are finally ready to test its Solspaces system. The groundbreaking new heating solution uses a solar thermal system in conjunction with absorption tanks to store heat collected all year long. Read the rest of Groundbreaking Solspaces Solar Thermal System Stores a Boat Load of Heat Energy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: boat load of thermal energy storage , flying spaces , German Solar Thermal system , green energy , green science , more efficient solar heating system , research , Schwörer Haus , science , solar thermal system , Solspaces , University of Stuttgart        

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